Born to David S. and Florence F. Kaplan in Syracuse, NY.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University.
Earns a Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Syracuse.
Is a medical intern at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York City.
Is a psychiatry resident and chief resident at SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse through 1961.
Marries Sandra Ecker Kaplan on May 14.
Begins working as an instructor before becoming a professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse.
Is the co-editor of International Psychiatric Clinics, Volumes 2 and 3.
Serves as a commander within the Medical Corps of the US Navy.
Is a lecturer at the Washington School of Psychiatry through 1969.
Is a visiting scientist at The Tavistock Psychiatric Center in London, England.
Is a consultant psychiatrist for Syracuse University Health Services through 1987.
Is professor and chair of the department of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse until 1999.
Serves on the board directors of the Syracuse Symphony through 1999.
Is named professor and chair emeritus of the department of psychiatry at the SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse.
Is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.